Youth Contest Featured

Community Embraces Philanthropy contest

If you missed the Youth Philanthropy Event on February 1, check out this article to learn more about a few exciting changes for this year.  And remember, Youth Philanthropy projects that weren’t selected as winners still have a chance to receiving funding this Saturday, February 15 at Celebrate Giving!

I Finished My Youth Contest Application – Now What?

Project application and displays can be dropped off at the Lifelong Learning Center on the campus of Northeast Community College on Friday, January 31st from 6 – 8 p.m. or on Saturday, February 1st from 9 a.m. – noon.

When you drop off your projects, a committee member will check through all your paperwork and then escort you to a table where you can set up your project display for judging.

Winners will be announced at the Youth and Family Event at the Lifelong Learning Center on Saturday, February 1st from 4 -6 p.m.

Youth Philanthropy Contest Now Open!

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The Youth Philanthropy Contest is an exciting opportunity for youth and young adults to use their creativity, compassion, and love of their community to make a difference.


The Philanthropy Council wants youth from Kindergarten through age 25 to ask themselves this question: How can I make a difference in my community?

Applicants will submit their best ideas to change the world right here in their own backyards.  Contest winners will receive $1,000 to implement their projects!

Find out more…

Plan now to attend Celebrate Giving!

Mark your calendars now for the 3rd annual Celebrate Giving! event on February 15, 2014 at Divots Conference Center in Norfolk.

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This unique event will honor the recipients of the 2014 Philanthropy Awards as well as celebrate the winners of the 2014 Youth Philanthropy Contest.  We will bring the community together to highlight the power of giving and leaving a legacy.

Ticket information will be available in January 2014.